Mark D. Scholl, MD

orthopedic surgeon salt lake citySteward Orthopedic & Sports Medicine – Salt Lake City East
Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine

Dr. Scholl is originally from Chicago, IL where he grew up an avid sports fan. Dr. Scholl received a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Washington University in St. Louis, and then earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. During his orthopedic residency, Dr. Scholl completed many research projects, including earning the highest award for orthopedic research at Emory University for his work with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. While in Atlanta, Dr. Scholl was involved in the care of athletes from the high school ranks and the Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech, to the Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Falcons professional sports teams.

After his orthopedic residency, Dr. Scholl elected to pursue additional training in the care of athletes, and completed a fellowship at the University of Utah in advanced techniques of knee and shoulder arthroscopy and reconstructive surgery. His interest in research continued while in fellowship and his work has been published in orthopedic journals. Dr. Scholl is team physician for the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League, the US Ski Team and USA Rugby. Dr. Scholl takes care of many local high school & college athletes in addition to his professional athlete patients and is a team physician for East High School. Dr. Scholl has great enthusiasm for the outdoors and is a member of the Wilderness Medical Society. He and his wife Linda have two children. They enjoy resort & backcountry skiing as well as mountaineering, road and mountain biking, hiking, river running, and camping. Dr. Scholl satisfies his own athletic drive by competing in marathon and ultra-marathon distance running and endurance road biking. He also enjoys fly-fishing & golf.

Dr. Scholl is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.


  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee & Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine